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Do You Live In One of America’s Most Stressful Cities?

Here’s What To Do if That’s the Case A new study ranks the most stressful cities in the US, based on divorces, commutes, unemployment rates and crime.  The most stressful cities are Tampa, Las Vegas, Miami, Jacksonville, and Detroit.  The … Continue reading

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More Vacation Days = Better Productivity

Stress Tip: Take More Time Off At the company Red Frog, the CEO gives his employees unlimited time off.  That’s right- unlimited time off.  AnAnd it’s never abused or taken for granted.  Because more time off means greater productivity.  You … Continue reading

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I’ll Do it Later, & Other Reasons We Procrastinate

The Illusive Someday…. We all have things we put off, whether it’s the laundry, key tasks at work, filing, etc.  And we have perfectly good reasons, like “I work better under pressure,” “I’ll get to it later,” “It’s not high … Continue reading

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Do You Just Want to Scream You’re So Angry?

Have you ever watched a young child have a really spirited temper tantrum – where they jump up and down, stomp their feet, make fists and holler? And then ten minutes later, they’re just fine. They let go of the frustration, move on and get back to being happy. Wouldn’t it be nice if we adults could deal with our anger that quickly? Continue reading

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#1 Stress Tip

According to a late 2008 report in Forbes, if you get less than 7 hours of sleep at night, you are at a “cognitive disadvantage;” your brain does not function properly. People who get less than 7 hours of sleep are three times more susceptible to colds and lack of sleep is a major cause of obesity and diabetes. Continue reading

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Reduce Your Stress Levels with Water!

Did you know that we start out our life as 99% water, before we are born?  By adulthood, we are 70% water and when we die, we are probably 50% water.  As Masaru Emoto writes, “We exist mostly as water.” … Continue reading

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Stress Free Holidays: Surviving the Family

Let go of expectations and protect yourself. Let’s face it – if your parents/siblings have not approved of you, your choices, your job etc until now, they are not going to change. Accept it and let go of the expectation that they will be different. Instead, protect yourself, focus on what you love about them, keep the conversations light and steer clear of family battles. Continue reading

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The Powerful Value of Naps

Are You Getting Enough Sleep? Most Americans are not.  In fact, 40% of the US population is sleep-deprived.  According to the World Health Organization, less than 7 hours a night is considered a carcinogen, cancer-causing agent.   If you get … Continue reading

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Are You Burnt-Out? The Top Ways to Find Out…

  One third of Americans say they are living with extreme stress.1 Career Builder.com says that 78% of all American workers feel burned out (not just stressed.) Nearly 80% of all doctor visits are stress-related and 43% of all adults have … Continue reading

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Top Five Stress management Tips

Most of you know I have just written a new book Stress Express! 15 Instant Stress Relievers!(http://www.stressexpressbook.com) After researching burnout for over a decade, partly due to having experienced a great deal of stress personally, I have found several stress … Continue reading

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